From: Chad Hardin <cehardin@ma...> - 2003-11-17 01:59:22
On Nov 16, 2003, at 9:19 AM, Justin Cutietta wrote:
> Hello. Well, yet another move is completed. Ended up
> leaving the dorms at my school due to problems in
> getting my work done. Oh well. I'm just starting to
> re-gear myself. Got Panther, also trying to get Sarge
> up and running with virtual PC. if you have it
> running, would you be willing to arrange a transfer of
> a disk image? or at least config files(I've had a
> bitch of a time with X11 >_< )
There is anew installer for sarge available. It is still a little
"tricky" though and may take more than one try to get it working. A
nice thing about the new installer is that it allows you to make reiser
> well, that and I'm transfering to Network and
> Information systems, since Computer Engineering is
> killing me.
> Anyways, Now that we are using debian sarge, I was
> wondering if the installer should change direction,
> and maybe start to wrap the debian installer, instead
> of running a few scripts.
I'm still not exactly sure how this should be done. I won't have
usable x86 machines till next week. I'll take a look at it then.
Debian itself has packages for making install-cds. Maybe we can grab
those and modify them for sgstep. Debian Sarge uses a different boot
method than before. It now works very similar to how we where doing it
by having a heavily modularized kernel and an initrd image. Which is
The new Debian installer is still text-based, I would prefer to change
I'll get back to you later when I can explore this more.
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From: Chad Hardin <cehardin@ma...> - 2003-11-20 01:44:56
Do they really!? I know they have front-ends for the package
configurators, but not the installer itself. Please pass on the
Still waiting on those hard drives....
Both web sites will have RAID-1, I spent $500 just on the drives! Ouch!
On Nov 19, 2003, at 6:58 AM, Justin Cutietta wrote:
> Ok, I've been digging around the sarge installer site,
> and they have a GTK+ frontend! This bodes well,
> methinks, for us to write a GNUstep frontend to it.
> Simplified of course, but it means that there are
> hooks. I'll try to get a copy of the sources to read.
> December might prove fruitful after all, in more than
> one way...
> Justin(installing fbsd to get something like work
> --- Chad Hardin <cehardin@...> wrote: